There is no doubt that tea has become the most popular drinks all over the world, are you confused about green tea, black tea, oolong tea, white tea, jasmine tea, ice tea, etc. Among all the teas, actually only those types of tea, which are processed from the leaves of Camellia sinensis plants, can be called real tea. Today, let us find it out what the real tea leaves should look like.
The three keys of real tea leaves
1. Teeth-shaped leaf edge 闭合的锯齿状叶缘。
2. Closed-netted veins 封闭的叶脉
3. White hairs on buds or tender leaves 芽和嫩叶带白色的绒毛
Q：Are those camellia flowers real tea flowers?
A: No, they are just our relatives. Teas are the processed leaves of Camellia sinensis, a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae. Please remember the three keys.
答：不对，它们只是近亲，茶树的学名是Camellia sinensis，与山茶花属于同一个祖先--山茶科 。
If you are still confused, go to find any leaf and tea leaf if possible now, and compare them. Gook luck with them.